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A Tradeoff between the Output and  Current Account Effects of Pension Reform

A Tradeoff between the Output and Current Account Effects of Pension Reform »

Volume/Issue: 2012/283

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mario Catalan , and Nicolas Magud

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475563948.001

ISBN: 9781475563948

Keywords: Pension reform, external balance, dyamic general equilibrium model, pension, retirement, retirement age, pension benefits, benefits, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Social Security and Public Pensions,

We compare the long-term output and current account effects of pension reforms that increase the retirement age with those of reforms that cut pension benefits, conditional on reforms achieving similar fiscal targe...

A Tradeoff between the Output and  Current Account Effects of Pension Reform

A Tradeoff between the Output and Current Account Effects of Pension Reform »

Source: A Tradeoff between the Output and Current Account Effects of Pension Reform

Volume/Issue: 2012/283

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mario Catalan , and Nicolas Magud

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475563948

Keywords: Pension reform, external balance, dyamic general equilibrium model, pension, retirement, retirement age, pension benefits, benefits, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Social Security and Public Pensions,

We compare the long-term output and current account effects of pension reforms that increase the retirement age with those of reforms that cut pension benefits, conditional on reforms achieving similar fiscal targe...

Coping with Spain's Aging

Coping with Spain's Aging »

Source: Coping with Spain's Aging : Retirement Rules and Incentives

Volume/Issue: 2007/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hoffmaister , Mario Catalan , and Jaime Guajardo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451866865

Keywords: pension reform, dynamic general equilibrium model, and Spanish pension system, pension, retirement, retirement age, tax rate, benefits, Spanish Pension System,

This paper evaluates the macroeconomic and welfare effects of extending the averaging period used to calculate pension benefits in a pay-as-you-go system. It also examines the complementarities between reforms exte...

Coping with Spain's Aging
			: Retirement Rules and Incentives

Coping with Spain's Aging : Retirement Rules and Incentives »

Volume/Issue: 2007/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hoffmaister , Mario Catalan , and Jaime Guajardo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866865.001

ISBN: 9781451866865

Keywords: pension reform, dynamic general equilibrium model, and Spanish pension system, pension, retirement, retirement age, tax rate, benefits, Spanish Pension System,

This paper evaluates the macroeconomic and welfare effects of extending the averaging period used to calculate pension benefits in a pay-as-you-go system. It also examines the complementarities between reforms exte...

Spain
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program:  Detailed Assessment of Observance of the IAIS Insurance Core Principles

Spain : Financial Sector Assessment Program: Detailed Assessment of Observance of the IAIS Insurance Core Principles »

Volume/Issue: 2006/219

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451812213.002

ISBN: 9781451812213

Keywords: supervisory authority, insurance companies, risk management, internal control

This paper presents a detailed assessment of the observance of the Insurance Core Principles (ICP) of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) in Spain. The IMF, for their assessment, consulted...

Spain

Spain »

Source: Spain : Financial Sector Assessment Program: Detailed Assessment of Observance of the IAIS Insurance Core Principles

Volume/Issue: 2006/219

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451812213

Keywords: supervisory authority, insurance companies, risk management, internal control

This paper presents a detailed assessment of the observance of the Insurance Core Principles (ICP) of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) in Spain. The IMF, for their assessment, consulted...

The Aging of the Population and the Size of the Welfare State

The Aging of the Population and the Size of the Welfare State »

Source: The Aging of the Population and the Size of the Welfare State

Volume/Issue: 2002/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Phillip Swagel , Efraim Sadka , and Assaf Razin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451849004

Keywords: dependency ratio, labor tax, tax rate, dependency, unemployment, social security, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government,

Data for the United States and countries in Western Europe indicate a negative correlation between the dependency ratio and both labor tax rates and the generosity of social transfers, after controlling for other f...

The Aging of the Population and the Size of the Welfare State

The Aging of the Population and the Size of the Welfare State »

Volume/Issue: 2002/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Phillip Swagel , Efraim Sadka , and Assaf Razin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849004.001

ISBN: 9781451849004

Keywords: dependency ratio, labor tax, tax rate, dependency, unemployment, social security, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government,

Data for the United States and countries in Western Europe indicate a negative correlation between the dependency ratio and both labor tax rates and the generosity of social transfers, after controlling for other f...

Fiscal Policy and Growth in the Context of European Integration

Fiscal Policy and Growth in the Context of European Integration »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Growth in the Context of European Integration

Volume/Issue: 2000/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2000

ISBN: 9781451855487

Keywords: fiscal federalism, tax competition, tax rates, fiscal policies, pension, pensions

The paper considers the issue of whether a supranational fiscal policy in Europe is needed, and, if so, what responsibilities it should undertake. The literature on endogenous growth and the principle of subsidiari...

Fiscal Policy and Growth in the Context of European Integration

Fiscal Policy and Growth in the Context of European Integration »

Volume/Issue: 2000/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855487.001

ISBN: 9781451855487

Keywords: fiscal federalism, tax competition, tax rates, fiscal policies, pension, pensions

The paper considers the issue of whether a supranational fiscal policy in Europe is needed, and, if so, what responsibilities it should undertake. The literature on endogenous growth and the principle of subsidiari...